Archive for the 'Story Starters' Category

Stone Doorway – Picture a Story

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Use this picture to help inspire your writing, describe it, ask yourself where it leads too, wonder who built it and why.

The Horse and Deer – Picture a Story

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Look at the sculptures in this picture – are they just sculptures? Do the creatures know each other? Who made them and why? Think on these questions or any others you can think of and get writing Picture a story is a series of photo prompts I post to help fellow writers… get writing. The […]

Beetle Attack – Picture a Story

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Use this photo as story inspiration – is the beetle real? Is it eating or caring for the children? Who is the “bad guy”?

Wine Bottle Candle – Picture a Story

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Picture a story is a little writing exercise that I sometimes put up to help other writers. I share pictures which are either photographs I have taken or artworks I have created as aids to story ideas. Look at the image what does it say to you? What is the story behind this candle? Does […]

Braided Hair – Picture a Story

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Picture a story is a writing exercise we post to help other writers – look at the image above, does it spark any story ideas? If not start by just describing what you see

Sky Turtle – Picture a Story

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Here is a picture to help inspire a story – what does it suggest to you?

School Bear – Picture a Story

Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

Picture a story is a writing aid to other writers – I share photos or pictures I’ve drawn to help inspirer other artists. Sometimes a story will just leap to mind when you see an image other times it is not so easy and you just have to start by describing what you see. This […]

Rainbows and Rivets – Picture a Story

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Please use this picture to help inspire or start a story or poem. Picture a Story is where I share my photography or art work or occasionally a guest bloggers work. This one is the rainbow wing of a glass and metal butterfly – I liked the contrasts.

Halloween Story Starters

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

A little something for fellow writers out there who maybe a little stuck – these are story starters just write down or copy and continue the story. I’ve had lots of success using mine and other peoples story starters – they are there for free for you These ones are halloween themed mwhahahahahahaha. 1) Her […]

Summer Story Starters

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

These are starting sentences that writers can use to get the process of story telling going. Pick a line and write the story to go with it 1) It was hot, the sunlight kicked off of the concrete and hit a blinding hammer… 2) The sand was so fine it stuck to her feet, squidged […]